150-200 words: With either The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari OR Battleship Potemkin (b
With either The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari OR Battleship Potemkin (but not both), discuss specific ways in which the film’s approach to visual style and narrative depart from the Hollywood model of the time. Focus on a specific scene, or on a specific visual pattern across the film.
As always, your response should make at least one meaningful reference to the readings.
Pines, “The Black Presence in American Cinema,” (OH pp. 497-501)
“Oscar Micheaux” (OH P.499); “Paul Robeson” OH P/341